This EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Fuel Cells and their Fuels aims to attract students from a diverse range of disciplines from chemistry and engineering through to social scientists. Fostering the differing intellectual qualities, backgrounds, and cultures and nurturing the student partnerships is achieved through the cohort development strategy of the training programme.
With the intention to produce future energy leaders, an insight into the needs of industry was paramount in shaping this PhD with Integrated Study in Fuel Cells and their Fuels from University of Birmingham. Co-creation meetings with industrial partners identified five core skill requirements needed of future graduates for company employability. These were
- team building
- in-depth expertise on a particular topic
- appreciation of the challenges of real world applications
- industry prepared future employees
- broad fundamental knowledge.
- Energy Systems
- FCH Technology
- Materials for FCH
- Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Safety
- Business Methods, Economics & Strategy
- Project Management
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
Start date: All year
DisciplinesHydrology & Water Management View 4 other PhDs in Hydrology & Water Management in United Kingdom
- A 2:1 Honours degree in a relevant subject (eg, Chemical Engineering or any other subject relevant to the research project, including Social Sciences
International23580 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 23580 GBP per year during 48 months.
National4500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4500 GBP per year during 48 months.
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